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1998 BMW M5 E39 specs


Curb weight 1795 kilograms (3957 pounds)
Year introduced 1998
Displacement 4900 cubic centimeters (4.9 liters / 299 cubic inches)
Maximum power 400 metric horsepower (395 brake horsepower / 294 kilowatts) @ 6600 rpm
Maximum torque 500 Newton-meters (369 pound-feet) @ 3800 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive rear wheel drive
0 to 60 mph 4.8 seconds
0 to 100 kph 5.1 seconds
Quarter mile 13.9 s @ 115 mph
Top speed 250 kph / 155 mph


M5 distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 5.8 s @ 68 mph
1/8 mile 9.3 s @ 93 mph
1000 feet 11.8 s @ 106 mph
1/4 mile 13.9 s @ 115 mph

M5 acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.7 s
0 - 20 mph 1.4 s
0 - 30 mph 2.1 s
0 - 40 mph 2.8 s
0 - 50 mph 3.7 s
0 - 60 mph 4.8 s
0 - 70 mph 6.4 s
0 - 80 mph 8.3 s
0 - 90 mph 10.6 s
0 - 100 mph 12.8 s
0 - 110 mph 14.9 s
0 - 120 mph 16.4 s

M5 acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.5 s
0 - 20 kph 0.9 s
0 - 30 kph 1.3 s
0 - 40 kph 1.7 s
0 - 50 kph 2.1 s
0 - 60 kph 2.6 s
0 - 70 kph 3.1 s
0 - 80 kph 3.7 s
0 - 90 kph 4.3 s
0 - 100 kph 5.1 s
0 - 110 kph 6.1 s
0 - 120 kph 7.2 s
0 - 130 kph 8.5 s
0 - 140 kph 9.9 s
0 - 150 kph 11.3 s
0 - 160 kph 12.7 s
0 - 170 kph 14.0 s
0 - 180 kph 15.2 s
0 - 190 kph 16.2 s
0 - 200 kph 16.9 s

M5 distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.1 s @ 114 kph
200 meters 9.2 s @ 149 kph
300 meters 11.7 s @ 170 kph
400 meters 13.8 s @ 184 kph
500 meters 15.7 s @ 195 kph

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